CHESED = grace

David Stabnow dstabno at
Wed Jan 16 16:18:13 EST 2002

Liz wrote: "I think it should be "covenant loyalty," fealty,
what the sovereign owes the vassal, and what the vassal
owes his lord."

I agree, except that a sovereign doesn't "owe" a vassal anything.  Hence,
whatever good thing a sovereign gives, including loyalty to a covenant, is
considered "lovingkindness" or "grace."

Dave Stabnow

More information about the b-hebrew mailing list